TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2022

Sponsored by
Marston Holdings
Padam Mobility


TRANSPORT Smart Classes show key buyer side stakeholders how they can deploy the latest digital technology-enabled solutions, data-driven strategies and best practices to tackle their transport sector challenges (e.g. around congestion, traffic flows, air pollution and emissions, noise, first and last mile mobility, customer experience, cost effectiveness, connecting transport networks, managing and maintaining assets & infrastructure) and deliver a transport system that will allow passengers and citizens to travel efficiently, safely and with minimal impact on the environment.

Qualifying delegates include commissioning, procurement, trialling, partnering and policy leads, senior influencers, strategic decision makers and planners from local authorities (e.g. city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils); public transport operators; regional transport partnerships, sub-regional transport bodies, combined authorities, integrated transport authorities and passenger transport executives; highways authorities and road operators; government and supporting national transport agencies; fleet operators, parking operators, prime contractors etc.

Core themes range from on-demand transport and MaaS applications, EVs and e-mobility, micro mobility, predictive traffic management, journey time monitoring, smart parking and enforcing CAZs and LEZs, to active travel and behavioural change, analysing people movements, new ways of visualising data, connected and autonomous vehicles, intelligent street lighting, real-time transport modelling, smart ticketing and fare collection, and ITS in a Covid and post-Covid world.

On Thursday February 24th we will be casting a spotlight over Central England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by the burgeoning city-regions of the West and East Midlands (incl. Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Kettering, Leicester, Lincoln, Northampton, Nottingham, Peterborough, Solihull, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford, Worcester, Wolverhampton etc), and beyond. Delegates will hear from industry movers, shapers and disruptors during initial rapid-fire thought leadership presentations, before moving on to in-depth consultations with experts and peers during the roundtable discussions. In addition, this Smart Class will feature up to 3 keynote presentations from ITAs, PTEs, major transport operators, agencies or local/combined authorities giving real world insight into their collaborative initiatives, digital journeys and adoptions of emerging, transformative technologies.

TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2022 takes place at Nottingham Council House (Town Hall) and follows on from the highly acclaimed 2020, 2019 and 2018 editions that we hosted in Birmingham. This half day in-person event is free to attend for bona fide delegates satisfying our registration criteria.

Our previous Transport Smart Classes have attracted senior delegates from:

LB Barnet • LB Brent • LB Camden • City of London Corporation • LB Croydon • LB Ealing • Ebbsfleet Development Corp • Greater London Authority • Royal Borough of Greenwich • LB Hackney • LB Hammersmith & Fulham • LB Haringey • LB Hounslow • Islington Council • Royal Borough of Kingston • LB Lewisham • LB Newham • LB Redbridge • LB Richmond-upon-Thames • Slough Borough Council • LB Sutton • LB Tower Hamlets • London Councils • Thames Estuary Partnership • Thurrock Council • LB Wandsworth • Westminster City Council • Aberdeen City Council • Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council • Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council • Bedford Borough Council • Birmingham City Council • Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council • Blackpool Council • Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council • City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council • Bracknell Forest Council • Bristol City Council • Bristol is Open • Bristol City Operations Centre • Buckinghamshire Council • Caerphilly County Borough Council • Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council • Cambridgeshire County Council • Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority • Canterbury City Council • Cardiff Capital Region City Deal • Cardiff Council • Central Bedfordshire County Council • Cheltenham Borough Council • Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council • Coventry City Council • Derby City Council • Derbyshire County Council • Devon County Council • Dorset Council UK • Dumfries & Galloway Council • Dundee City Council • East Dunbartonshire Council • East Sussex County Council • City of Edinburgh Council • Essex County Council • Exeter City Council • Exeter City Futures • Falkirk Council • Fife Council • Glasgow City Council • Gloucestershire County Council • Hampshire County Council • Harrogate Borough Council • Hertfordshire County Council • Hull City Council • Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council • Lancashire County Council • Royal Leamington Spa Town Council • Leeds City Council • Leicester City Council • Leicestershire County Council • Liverpool City Region Combined Authority • Luton Borough Council • Kent County Council • Manchester City Council • Milton Keynes Council • Monmouthshire County Council • Moray Council • Neath Port Talbot Council • Newport City Council • Northamptonshire County Council • North Ayrshire Council • North East Combined Authority • North Somerset Council • North Yorkshire County Council • Nottingham City Council • Oxfordshire County Council • Perth & Kinross Council • Plymouth City Council • Portsmouth City Council • Reading Borough Council • Renfrewshire Council • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council • Salford City Council • Scottish Borders Council • Sheffield City Region • Shetland Islands Council • Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council • Somerset County Council • South Gloucestershire County Council • South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority • Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council • Surrey County Council • City and County of Swansea Council • Swindon Borough Council • Trafford Metropolitan District Council • Wakefield Metropolitan District Council • Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council • Warwick District Council • Warwickshire County Council • West Berkshire County Council • West Midlands Combined Authority • West Yorkshire Combined Authority • Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council • Wiltshire Council • Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council • Wokingham Borough Council • City of Wolverhampton Council • Worcestershire County Council • City of York Council • Abellio ScotRail • Arriva Group • Arriva Rail North • Arriva Southern Counties • Arriva UK Bus • Arriva UK Trains • Big Green Coach • Brighton & Hove Buses • Bristol Airport • CalMac Ferries • c2c Rail • Derbyshire Community Transport • FirstGroup • First UK Bus • Go-Ahead Group • Govia Thameslink Railway • Great Western Railway • HCT Group • Heathrow Airport • HS2 • KenEx Tramway Project • Merseytravel • Metrobus • National Express Group • Network Rail • Northern • Rail Delivery Group • ScotRail Alliance • SLC Rail • Southeastern Railway • South Western Railway • Spirit of Sussex Coaches • Stagecoach Digital • Stagecoach Bus • Stagecoach Group • TfL London Buses • TfL Trams • TfL Crossrail 2 • Thames Gateway Tramlink • TransPennine Express • Trenitalia UK • Virgin Trains • West Midlands Trains • CoMoUK • Connected Places Catapult • Data Mill North • Department for Transport • England’s Economic Heartland • Environment Agency • Highways England • HITRANS • Innovate UK • KTN • Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership • Living Streets • MaaS Scotland • Midlands Connect • Midland Metro Alliance • Museum of London • National Highways • North Bristol SusCom • North Wales EAB • One Trafford Partnership • Public Health England • Roads Collaboration Programme • The Rail Innovation Group • Satellite Applications Catapult • Scottish Accessible Transport Alliance • Scottish Cities Alliance • Scottish Government • Scottish Parliament • SEPA • SEStran • Smart Cities Scotland • South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive • SPT • Sustainability West Midlands • Sustrans • SWestrans • Tactran • Transport East • Transport Focus • Transport for Edinburgh • Transport for Greater Manchester • Transport for London • Transport North East • Transport Scotland • Transport for the North • Transport for the South East • Transport for Wales • Transport for West Midlands • Transport Systems Catapult • Traveline Cymru • Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive/Nexus • Welsh Government • West Midlands Open Data Forum • West Yorkshire Safer Roads Executive Group • Yorcard • ZetTrans • 31ten Consulting • AECOM • Amey Consulting • APCOA Parking • Arcadis • Arup • Atkins • Audi • BEAR Scotland • Britannia Parking • BWB Consulting • Capita • Chorley Group EV • Connect Plus Services • Costain • Engie • GeoPlace • Jacobs • Jaguar Land Rover • Kier Highways • Meinhardt UK • Minicabit • MM Transport Planning • Mode Transport Planning • Momentum Transport • Mott MacDonald • NCP • NHS • Norman Rourke Pryme • Parsons • RAC • Ringway • Rodgers Leask • Royal Sun Alliance • RSMA • Skanska • Smart Transport Hub • Stantec • Steer • SWECO • SYSTRA • Transporting Cities • Turner & Townsend • Vectos • Witteveen+Bos • WSP • Unipart Rail • Urban Foresight • Birmingham City University • University of Birmingham • British Parking Association • British Standards Institute • Centre for Connected Autonomous Vehicles/BEIS • Centre for Mobility, Coventry University • Cenex • CENSIS • Centre for London • Changeworks UK • CIHT • Community Transport Association • Confederation of Passenger Transport • Edinburgh Napier Transport Research Institute • Energy Saving Trust • The Green Party • Open Data Institute • Scotland’s Towns Partnership • Scottish Motor Trade Association • Scottish Power • SSE Energy • Technology Scotland • Transport Institute, University College London • UKTram • Urban Big Data Centre, University of Glasgow • University of Leeds • University of Salford • University of Stirling • University of Surrey • WMG, University of Warwick • University of West England • University of York

Previous presentations have addressed:

“Pandemic’s impact on passenger behaviour and travel patterns – Embracing new mobility models and technology strategies to give London the ‘above ground’ transport services that it needs” • “Buses – A powerful enabling force for wider decarbonisation and economic regeneration” • “Embracing innovation to enable Greater Manchester to build back better” • “National Highways’ digital roads vision” • “Future travel scenarios in the North and the developing transport landscape” • “Strategic use of data in delivering Edinburgh’s city centre transformation, city mobility plan, active travel action plan and low emission zone” • “The future’s smart for Scottish transport” • “Integrating demand responsive transport into the wider transport networks – Practical tips for the implementation and launch of DDRT” • “HAFAS-based intermodal journey planning – Key to a successful and sustainable MaaS platform” • “Digitalisation of public transportation: From passenger information to MaaS” • “Perspectives on EV charging and infrastructure” • “Clean air – a design, build, monitor and enforce model” • “Bringing positive travel changes for pupils and parents across Scotland with WOW” • “Moving traffic enforcement for cleaner air and road safety compliance – Are we ready?” • “Continuous and real-time vehicle to infrastructure scanning and fixed infrastructure scanning – Moving from reactive to predictive maintenance” • “Dynamic demand responsive transport – Best practices in shared mobility for lower density areas” • “Using data to drive businesses to adopt emission free deliveries” • “A transport strategy for the East” • “Connecting people, transforming journeys” • “Improving the use of data in transport” • “Revolutionising data collection and traffic optimisation using AI” • “How to effectively manage and improve clean air scenarios through enforcement” • “Mind over mode shift – The future of public transport in Kent” • “Towards an inclusive zero carbon transport system – Developing the future West Midlands transport strategy” • “Using intelligent infrastructure initiatives to deliver transport objectives” • “The importance of passenger data in MaaS” • “Hubbing our mobility” • “Smart connectivity and mobility for inclusive and sustainable cities” •  “Future mobility strategies: Better data, behaviour change and better insights” • “Taking MaaS to the next level” • “Developing an electric vehicle charging infrastructure network” • “Improving the public transport customer proposition with smarter data” • “The role of smart mobility in delivering a transport strategy for the South East” • “Transport innovation in Milton Keynes – The future’s here!” • “Using smart roads to keep Leeds moving” • “Applying big data to transport analysis across Wales” • “AI for accessibility” • “How journey time monitoring is evolving with crowdsourced data” • “How to effectively manage and enforce clean air zones and low emission zones with virtual permits and digital ANPR” • “Whole city transformation” • “Improving traffic insights with artificial intelligence” • “The role of DRT in supporting the public transport network and initiating behavioural change” • “Using data and developing partnerships to tackle congestion” • “The end-to-end journey – Planning for autonomous vehicles on the strategic road network” • “How digital tools can advance knowledge of active travel” • “How to deliver business benefit, solve public sector challenges and create social value through transport data sharing” • “Open passenger data and smart city mobility” • “The intelligent commuter transport network” • “The evolution of digital interventions for travel behaviour change” • “The future of incentivised mobility – How to incentivise smart city initiatives through tokenised reward structures” • “Delivering autonomous vehicle solutions at high-traffic destinations” • “Transport innovation in London” • “DRT for London and dynamic demand led bus service planning: Maximizing the opportunities provided by technology” • “Flexible models for demand responsive transport in Wales! • “Strategic approaches to smart mobility: Walking towards a smarter city” • “Improving mobility operations and services through data sharing, data catalogues and data visualisations” • “National Rail’s transition to digital ticketing – Historical challenges and future opportunities” • “Dundee – Electrifying a city!” • “The impact of MaaS and CAV on the future of mobility” • “Using crowdsourced mobility data to understand active travel” • “Managing traffic with predictive modelling” • “Smart and integrated ticketing in Scotland – Journey towards implementing the ministerial vision” • “The E-bike revolution – How we can approach innovation that works for people, communities and business” • “‘Tracking the changes’ with WOW – How digital technology has helped deliver one of the biggest ‘smarter travel’ behaviour change programmes in Scotland” • “How open data and collaboration can help to deliver growth in the bus industry” • “Developing MaaS for Greater Manchester” • “Ticketing, payment and information solutions in West Yorkshire – case studies and lessons learnt” • “Cross industry collaboration to enable smarter travel in the North” • “The importance of user engagement in the MaaS industry” • “Harnessing data and technology to enhance asset management” • “How recent advances in machine learning can revolutionise transport network data collection and UTMC” • “RTPI – so much more than a 3 line display” • “Avoiding data lock-in” • “MaaS and TfWM’s commercial mobility as a service initiative” • “CAV testbeds” • “Creating a commuter shared transport network via incentivised car pooling” • “Demand responsive transport: Bus pooling and flexible shuttle services for municipalities” • “Future of taxi/ride sharing” • “Smarter travel: What does it mean to the user?” • “Improving trust in public transport operators with smart ticketing and contactless travel” • “Automatic delay repay: solutions to provide customers with automatic compensation during times of disruption” • “How crowdsourced travel behaviour data can help local authorities and transport professionals” • “Solving last mile transport problems with non-docking bike sharing services” • “Innovation through digital partnerships and TfL open data” • “Mobility on demand – Smart transport solutions for the city” • “Smart journey planning through citizen-sourced data” • “Using beacon and smartphone technology to help the visually impaired navigate the tube” • “Driving forward innovation and transparency with public sector data” • “Enabling hyper-local air quality monitoring with emerging technologies” • “Transport challenges and solutions in North Wales – taking advantage of technology and natural resources across the region” • “Smart Cardiff – smart corridors, smart city roadmap, smart transport vision & initiatives” • “Revolutionising accessible living through AI and data with personalised products and services” • “Town centres and the suburban renaissance – Possibilities, pitfalls and potential innovation” • “Technology shift and what the near future will look like for parking” • “More than a passing destination – Building a community and triggering behavioural change with clean energy producing pavements” etc.

Testimonials and feedback:

“A really worthwhile event to attend, a very valuable use of my time and a really good mix of delegates in terms of public/private organisations and transport authorities and operators”
Head of Intelligent Transport Systems, Highways England

“The Smart Class is a really good format for exploring a contemporary area of work”
Professional Lead, Transport Strategy, City of Wolverhampton Council

“Excellent event, very informative and easy to delve into each area further”
Public Transport Operations Team Leader, Nottingham City Council

“All of the presentations were informative and gave insights into solutions being offered to address a variety of issues on the transport and carbon reduction agenda”
Senior Project Engineer – Forward Programmes Highways Strategy, Derbyshire County Council

“The presentations and roundtables were all valuable”
Highways Strategy Manager, Derbyshire County Council

“Pleased to be involved. I found it a very interesting morning”
Smart Leicester Programme Manager/Smart City Programme Lead, Leicester City Council

Very informative, well chaired, excellent time keeping, lovely lunch and venue. Thank you!”
Environmental Protection Team Leader, Warwick District Council

“Love the structure of concise talks – gets rid of the uninteresting info and keeps the attention – then the opportunity to speak with them all afterwards. Excellent event”
Parking & Traffic Control Management, Warwickshire County Council

“Related well to my ongoing projects”
Transport Planning Project Officer, Warwickshire County Council

“Great opportunity to see real examples of tech in use and ask the daft questions – Very enjoyable”
Head of Strategic Infrastructure and Economy, Worcestershire County Council

“Well organised, great location and good brand of delegates”
Contract Manager, Birmingham City Council

“I attend a fair few industry events as you might expect and this was certainly one of the best ones I’ve been to”
Head of Commercial Management, Railway Operations, HS2

“A valuable learning opportunity, very interesting and enjoyable, and all the roundtables were insightful. I learned a great deal from the day and came away with some great ideas to research and chase up”
Transport Manager, Derbyshire Community Transport, HCT Group

“I found the afternoon very helpful; a carefully curated audience, very well managed, and a warm friendly organisation to work with”
Ex-Head of Digital Transformation & Transport Data Policy, Department for Transport

“Spot on content! Thanks again and see you again next year!”
Value Chain Delivery & Development Manager, Highways England

“The roundtable segment encouraged really dynamic discussion between experts and novices”
Innovation Manager, WMG, University of Warwick

“Great event”
Sustainability West Midlands

“Great to see you going from strength to strength to strength. The format delivers an engaging and useful experience; intelligent discussion on the roundtables; well worth attending!”
Transport Sector Lead, West Midlands Open Data Forum

“Thanks again for the opportunity to attend the event. It was both enjoyable and informative
Market Development Lead, Smart Mobility & CAV, TRL

“The smart class was really interesting. Thank you!”
Environmental Consultant, Aecom

“All presentations provided useful and interesting insights”
Transport Planner, Mode Transport Planning

“Really interesting presentations and roundtables were a valuable opportunity to discuss real world issues. Great morning – Thank you!”
Principal Transport Planner, Rodgers Leask

“All of the presentations were valuable as they covered different points”
ITS Engineer, WSP

“Had some really useful conversations, which have already resulted in what looks like some potentially collaborative work”
Project Coordinator, Living Streets (Innovation Sponsor)

“Delighted to be part of it; interesting presentations by all, and very useful roundtable discussions in the smart classes format”
Transport Lead, ODI Birmingham (Innovation Sponsor)

“The event was a great opportunity to meet our targets”
Marketing Acquisition Manager, Padam Mobility (Innovation Sponsor)

“Many thanks for hosting this excellent event”
Business Development Manager, Videalert (Innovation Sponsor)

“Thanks for another great event today!”
Director, Videalert (Innovation Sponsor)

Full collection of testimonials and feedback


“Bettering Oyster Outside the London Area – How We Finally Do It”  – Over the last 10 years, Transport for West Midlands have been developing the largest and leading smart payments and ticketing solution outside of London, which works across the same, more complex, de-regulated public transport environment that the rest of the UK faces. Recent progress has taken capabilities to a new level: practical solutions have started to be made available for areas beyond the West Midlands to adopt and the next two years will unlock even more exciting opportunities.

Proposals developed by TfWM with Midlands Connect and Nottingham City Council pave the way towards the holy grail of smart ticketing! This joint keynote presentation from Mike Waters (Director of Policy, Strategy & Innovation at TfWM) and Matt Lewis (Head of Swift at TfWM) will share lessons, set the ‘how this unlocks other key outcomes’ and chart a path forward which others can join to enjoy the same benefits.

- Mike Waters, Matt Lewis

“Transforming Mobility in Coventry with Urban Airport and Coventry Very Light Rail” – Coventry is a city making ground-breaking strides in transport innovation. Drawing on decades of expertise in automotive manufacturing, strong academic institutions and innovative businesses, Coventry is becoming a testbed for some of the UK’s most forward-thinking transport projects.

Two such projects, Urban Airport and Coventry Very Light Rail, will be the subject of this keynote presentation, given by Coventry City Council’s Sunil Budhdeo, Transport Innovation Manager, and Nicola Small, Senior Rail Programme Manager.

The Council is working with Urban-Air Port Ltd to demonstrate the world’s first Urban Airport at a strategic location in Coventry: Air One. Rapidly deployed and with a small footprint, Air One could be used in cities throughout the UK to provide environmentally friendly drone operations with authorisation from civil aviation authorities.

Coventry Very Light Rail is yet another world first that is seeking to drive down the costs of urban light rail through the development of a new, battery powered vehicle and a breakthrough track form that takes advantage of the latest materials science. The system could make urban light rail a possibility in smaller and medium-sized cities throughout the UK.

- Sunil Budhdeo, Nicola Small

“Delivering at Speed and at Scale, Without Leaving Anyone Behind” – Midlands Connect’s Head of Strategy, Richard Bradley, will explain in this keynote how long-term planning for major infrastructure is being transformed to capture all of the Midland’s communities and geographies, with a delivery focus that puts the Midlands at the centre of the green industrial revolution: “Adapting our traditional travel market analysis for our rapidly changing world seems to be the ‘secret sauce’ for kick-starting enhancements to infrastructure and de-risking supply-chains”. Richard will explain how this market analysis can enable sustainable business models motivated by societal benefits as well as profit.

His presentation will describe how short-term delivery is becoming essential for learning-by-doing and scaling alternative fuels, emerging technologies and digital systems. This includes regional demonstrators in the future of rural mobility, digital and technology driven solutions that get the most out of the road network and evolving our use of hydrogen for moving heavy loads long distances. Richard will reveal Midlands Connect’s collaborative and scalable approach to delivering a resilient network for recharging electric vehicles and refuelling with alternative fuels. He will also illustrate how new approaches to delivery can enable a paradigm shift in behaviour, including the importance of building trust by monitoring the region’s performance.

- Richard Bradley

“7 Myths of Why MaaS Will Not Fly” – By integrating all different kinds of mobility service providers, MaaS is considered as one of most important measures to foster the modal shift from car to public transport. Since this leads to significant reduction of CO2 emissions, MaaS is getting more and more attention from authorities and operators in the UK as a problem solver.

Nevertheless, the concept of MaaS is being challenged by authorities, customers, and operators, which brings up many myths and false conclusions. But what are the indicators for a successful and long-lasting MaaS platform? The routing engine? The data quality? The amount of integrated mobility service providers? The ticketing system?

This presentation by Siemens will clarify the 7 most common myths about MaaS and will demonstrate the critical requirements to succeed, and provide an overview of implemented state-of-the-art journey planners and MaaS solutions from all around the world.

- Sohejl Wanjani

“Integrating Demand Responsive Transport into Bus Service Improvement Plans (BSIPs) – Practical Tips for the Implementation and Launch of DDRT” – Public transport can be a challenge where demand is scarce. Dynamic Demand Responsive Transport streamlines mass-transit systems by matching service levels more closely to that demand. Lowering operational costs, easier access to transportation, reducing environmental impacts: when territories need to address some of these challenges, an intelligent DRT solution can provide the answer.

This presentation by Padam Mobility will show how rural and Peri-urban areas which have significant public transport gaps, can use DRT to significantly improve the mobility of their inhabitants.

Jack Holland will provide practical advice on what public authorities need to consider now to successfully implement their DRT in their BSIPs including creating new transport services and/or replacing underused fixed line services.

- Jack Holland

“Part 6 – Tools and Opportunities for Enforcing Moving Traffic” – The Department for Transport announced in September 2020 that they would be fully enacting the remaining elements of Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act (TMA), permitting local authorities outside of London to use approved camera devices to enforce moving traffic contraventions, such as yellow box junctions and banned turns. This “Part 6” Smart Class presentation from Principal Engineer, Tina Glover, will offer a deep dive into what these changes mean for local authorities, the lessons learnt from Marston Holdings’ extensive experience in delivering moving traffic enforcement and guidance on several other benefits such as environmental, congestion management, improved journey times, increased safety, and cleaner air.

Marston Holdings is uniquely placed to help local authorities in this space: Whether it’s guidance on scheme design and engagement, support on traffic surveys, fixed and mobile enforcement camera solutions or business processing queries.

Certainly, by introducing the enforcement of moving traffic contraventions and utilising the latest ANPR camera technology, authorities will be in a far better position to manage and improve their local road network and deliver key objectives outlined in their local transport plans.

- Christina Glover

“Making it Easier for People to Walk and Cycle: Innovations in Approach” – In this presentation, Clare Maltby, Sustrans’ England Director for the Midlands and East, will discuss the ways in which Sustrans is making it easier for people to walk and cycle.

“The innovations in approach includes technological aspects, like greater use of GIS in our network planning and engagement work. But we also focus on innovations in design and engagement approach. It is vital to take communities with us in tackling the challenges of transport and in achieving liveable cities and towns. Our collaborative design approaches aim to transform urban design by working with communities, raising ambition and amplifying voices”.

- Clare Maltby


  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration, Networking and Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am Introduction and Opening Keynote
  • 9:30 am - 10:40 am Expert Presentations
  • 10:40 am - 11:00 am Keynote Speaker 2
  • 11:00 am - 12:40 pm Roundtable Discussions and Consultations
  • 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm Keynote Speaker 3
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Close and Lunch Networking

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Supported by
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)
Midlands Connect (MC)
Coventry City Council
Special thanks to
Nottingham City Council

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